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Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

Is it worth it to hire a lawn service?

Hiring a lawn care professional can save you time and money on your lawn. Professionals know exactly which products to use to solve your lawn’s issues, such as removing crabgrass or controlling pests. Many lawn care companies are results-oriented, meaning that they come with a guarantee to provide results. 

If you’re DIY-ing it, you may save some money on costs. But you also might spend lots of money at the store that goes straight down the drain. 

Contact the best lawn care services near you and get free estimates from several professionals before DIY-ing your lawn.

Is it worth it to hire a professional to mow your lawn?

Although hiring a lawn care company is more expensive than doing it yourself, it can be well worth the money. For starters, it saves you time and equipment maintenance, which may be justifiable financially. It also creates a more professional appearance. Plus, a pro can spot problems before they occur. This can save you money on expensive reseeding, aeration and other types of lawn repair down the road.

Contact the best lawn mowing professionals near you to start getting free estimates.

How much does it cost to have your lawn mowed?

Regular lawn maintenance can do wonders for your home’s curb appeal. Professional lawn care prices will vary based on the regional cost to do business and regional cost of labor, the size of your lawn, and any additional services you may desire such as edging or mulching. The national average for lawn mowing costs is $30-$50. Pros may charge an hourly rate, a flat rate or by the square foot (an acre contains 43,560 square feet). Square footage rates factor in the professional’s time, the use of their equipment, and the gas to operate the mower. Distance may also affect cost: If you live outside the company’s standard service range, you may pay an additional travel fee. Here are some examples of average prices for mowing and lawn maintenance:

  • Up to 8,000-square-foot property: $30 per week/$120 per month.
    • Bimonthly: $40 per service/$80 per month.
    • One time only: $45 per service.
      • Prices include mowing all turf grass areas; trimming grass away from fences, structures, trees, and lawn edges; and clearing or blowing all grass trimmings from driveways, sidewalks, curbs, etc.
  • Hourly rate: $25 per hour (including travel, equipment costs and labor).
  • Lot size:
    • Smaller lots in subdivisions: $35.
    • Half-acre lot: $50.
    • One-acre lot: $100.

How can I find out if a landscaper or lawn care professional is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To consult national guidelines on essential COVID-19 service providers and see whether a lawn care professional qualifies, visit a page on CISA’s website called Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This website contains 16 categories of critical infrastructure sectors that you can search through. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure so you should also check your city or state’s government website.  

Can I use digital payments to pay for outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing, tree trimming and other similar services?

Many outdoor landscaping and design, lawn mowing and tree trimming companies will likely accept some form of digital payment instead of cash or check. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely causing more businesses to adopt digital platforms like Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash and Google Pay.

Search professionals’ online profiles to see if they list digital payment services, and ask them about their payment policies during a consultation call.

Does a landscaper or lawn care professional need to enter my home?

Because landscaping and lawn maintenance take place outdoors, it is unlikely that these professionals will need to enter your home.

To stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, practice social distancing at all times -- even with professionals doing work outside. You can minimize exposure during a consultation by using a video chat service. And when you pay, you can use a digital payment service like PayPal. Discuss strategies with any lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming and lawn care companies you may be considering.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a landscaper or lawn care professional during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation call with a lawn care professional or landscaper during the COVID-19 pandemic, take advantage of digital technologies to avoid face-to-face exposure. When searching for lawn mowing, landscaping and lawn care companies online, ask if they’ll do a video call to assess the job and give you an estimate. You can also go over strategies for completing the job and conducting virtual payments to stay safe.

Do landscapers or lawn care professionals offer remote or virtual services?

Landscapers and lawn care professionals generally do not offer remote or virtual services. But if you come across a profile that states the landscaper is offering remote services, it’s best to contact them to see what type of remote work is offered. 

Typically, lawn care and landscaping professionals can perform many of their duties without coming into physical contact with clients. Message local lawn mowing, landscaping, tree trimming, and lawn care companies near you to schedule a video call and inquire about remote services.

How often should you cut your grass?

In general, weekly mowing is the golden rule. However, different lawns and conditions may require different mowing frequencies. For instance, if your grass is growing slowly due to dry conditions or a lack of sun, don’t cut it simply because a week has passed. And don’t cut more than a third of the length of the grass blade at any time. Also, ease up on mowing if the weather is going to be hot and dry, as the longer blades provide shade and can keep water from evaporating so quickly.

If you're unable to mow your lawn, consider hiring one of the best lawn care professionals near you.

Reviews for Douglasville lawn care professionals
Amari M.
Bailey’s Lawn Care was awesome!! They did an outstanding job with my lawn! They were quick, precise, and had excellent customer service. I would highly recommend Bailey’s Lawn Care!
Bailey Lawn CareBailey Lawn Care
Christina J.
Great lawn care! Always on time and thank used is looking better and better each week. Thank you
Bentley Lawn CareBentley Lawn Care
Tammie B.
Talked with Charles B. He was very informative and up front about what my lawn care services will entail.
TaskEasy - GATaskEasy - GA
Timothy H.
The lawn care specialist was very thorough and paid great attention to detail! I would recommend him to my family and friends!
Larry's All-around Property ServicesLarry's All-around Property Services
Thumbtack Customer
I recieved serveral quotes and Lc responded quickly. We discussed what I needed for my lawn care needs and when he came and did my lawn and did a great job! I would recommend his services to everyone...
My Kids Landscaping Inc.My Kids Landscaping Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Same day service as an inquiring new customer, on a SUNDAY no less! Great prices, even better work. Thanks Reveilo and LOS Lawn Care!
LOS Lawn-Care & Outdoor Services, LLCLOS Lawn-Care & Outdoor Services, LLC
Roland N.
Dupree Lawn Care was on time. Great service. Consulted with me on what my needs were. Offered great advice and suggestions and went past what was required. Very satisfied
Dupree Lawn CareDupree Lawn Care
Larry's Lawn care responded to my request and got the job completed quickly and professionally when I really needed it done ASAP. Professional customer service and great work quality. Thank you!
Larry's All-around Property ServicesLarry's All-around Property Services
Thumbtack Customer
We have been seeking someone to care for our lawn for a while. Emmanuel did an awesome job. He is extremely meticulous, prompt and hard working. Our hedges are perfectly trimmed and details like steps and porches being blown off were completed thoroughly. We had an additional issue in our yard with an exposed electrical box which Emmanuel quickly offered to address and fixed without hesitation. We will definitely be using Triple J Landscaping and Lawn Care for our yard maintenance.
Team McFarland Lawn MaintenanceTeam McFarland Lawn Maintenance
Courtney M.
I canceled the project but, they kept in contact throughout the planning. I would be happy to try them again on another project. Edit: I set up lawn care. They came and they did excellent work. I will use them again.
Bentley Lawn CareBentley Lawn Care
Thumbtack Customer
Overall great experience. I submit a project request at 7am and got a response within minutes. Turns out they where able to cut my grass today and it looked amazing. I highly recommend Triple J Landscaping and Lawn Care.
Team McFarland Lawn MaintenanceTeam McFarland Lawn Maintenance
Deno A.
Daniel was very professional from the moment he responded to my request. He contacted me prior to our appointment time to let me know when he would be at my location, and he was here at that time. Once at my home he introduced himself and explained all the details of my lawn service and discussed with me any concerns I might have. After everything was discussed, he proceeded to take care of my lawn. He was meticulous and thorough, and I am so glad I found him. Now I am stress free and won’t have to do my own lawn. Thank you Daniel. See you next time.
West Georgia Lawn Pro, LLCWest Georgia Lawn Pro, LLC
Keeland B.
Excellent job! This team was great! My yard is over an acre and I hadnt been able to contact my previous lawn guy for the past month so my grass was high and in bad shape. I reached out to Mr. Bailey after seeing his excellent reviews and was not disappointed. Not only did he and his awesome crew cut, trim and weed whack my yard back into shape, they did it rather quickly. I definitely recommend this business to anyone in need of lawn care.
Bailey Lawn CareBailey Lawn Care
Valerie W.
In my opinion, my yard was a total mess due to all the rain we had recently received. Triple J showed up as promised and handled the job with ease and efficiency. They were very affordable as well as professional. They did a phenomenal job and I plan to continue using them for all of my future lawn care needs!
Team McFarland Lawn MaintenanceTeam McFarland Lawn Maintenance
Letitia B.
I wanted to list 5 instead of 3! He did a great job on my lawn! I had so many leaves front and back. He did an exceptional job in the rain! He was punctual and kept in contact with me to let me know he was coming. I will definitely make him my yard care company! Thanks again!
Ants Lawn Care and LandscapingAnts Lawn Care and Landscaping
Rex P.
We have been utilizing Primo for over 2 years and we are very satisfied with their work. This Company has done a variety of projects for us. They have repaired our back deck, cleared a large wooded section by the lake, put in islands, laid sod, etc., etc., We are always 100% satisfied with the quality, workmanship and price. They are customer centric and always return my calls or messages. They are very knowledgeable with all things landscaping and always deliver on time and on budget. It’s my pleasure to recommend Primo Lawn care to this group.
primos lawncare servicesprimos lawncare services
Thumbtack Customer
My wife hired Jones Lawn Care to do our yard today, as I've been working a very hectic schedule. She was trying to do something nice for me. We have company coming this weekend and she knew I'd be pushing it trying to get the yard done before they arrive. She had her own stuff to do and I always do the yard. She said he was a very nice guy and I have no doubt he was, BUT I woke up expecting not to have to do yard work. Not the case. He didn't edge or weed eat anything. She said she saw him use the blower, but there was still grass all over the driveway, patio, and sidewalk. He obviously didn't use a lawn mower with a bag because I just got done picking up all the chunks of grass. Most companies at least rake that up if no bag system. He even missed a large area of grass with the mower in the backyard. Very, very disappointing. In his profile he states that his basic package is $30 and that it includes edging. He definitely didn't edge anything. He charged her $50 and I still had to do all of the tedious edging, weed eating, and blowing it all off. Took me over 2 hours, which is typical and fine except we paid someone else $50 to do it. Perhaps he was just having an off day, but it was unacceptable and very unprofessional service in my opinion. If I had been here I would have told him there's was no way I was paying $50 for the job he did but that if he wanted to finish, I'd gladly pay it. My wife said he seemed to be having a rough day and perhaps that is the case, but he should have rescheduled if so. The only good comments I can make is that he arrived on time, was very quick to respond with a quote and got out here within 24 hours of contact. That's impressive. Or it was until I saw the yard. My wife commented that he was very respectful and I do appreciate that.
Lawn AthletesLawn Athletes
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